View Full Version : Cologne bomb raid, 28 October 1944 discussion

10-31-2005, 06:30 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile10714/Cologne-bomb-raid,--28-October-1944.htm>Cologne bomb raid, 28 October 1944</a></b><br><br>733 aircraft - 28 Lancasters, 286 Halifaxes, 19 Mosquitos. 4 Halifaxes and 3 Lancasters lost. The bombing took place in 2 separate waves and the local report confirms that enormous damage was caused. The districts of Mülheim and Zollstock, north-east and south-west of the centre respectively, became the centre of the 2 raids and were both devastated. Much damage was caused to power-stations, railways and harbour installations on the Rhine.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/799281cologne.jpg>